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The Kents

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1 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
+44 1803 292522
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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torquay uk
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As ever The Team at the Kents never fail to get it all right , great menu , great offerings of all types , the Mussels are alway excellent . Even a Gin list for the purveyors of Gin , it's extensive. We have a local business in the village dealing with Ladies and Gentlemen daily , we always recommend... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In Torquay on New Years Eve without dinner reservation. The Kents managed to jiggle reservations and sort out an early seating for us. which was what we wanted. I had steak and my wife the Fish special both were cooked superbly and above expectations Would definitely go back and recommend it to anyone. Menu has plenty of choices.

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Thank allan l
Nympsfield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal here with excellent menu choices making it suitable for all appetites/dietary requirements. There was also an excellent range of different speciality gins, with recommended tonic accompaniments - my favourite was the Rhubarb gin with juniper berries and ginger ale - delicious! Booking recommended.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Kent's the food was very good.The waitress that served our table was very good.The thing that let it down big time was the male toilets their were only on very small wc no provision for the disabled.

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Thank patricia220450
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice comfortable atmosphere with restaurants style food, large portions and good value for money. There is always something going on at this pub eatery. I would eat here and I recommend this.

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Thank Coolberryhawk
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A deceptively large pub. There was no room in the main restraunt but the same menus were available in the bar. Good quality food and good value with friendly and efficient service.

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Thank Corina J
Torquay, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends for a few drinks and dinner. Decent Doom Bar and a fantastic Gin selection. Above average bar prices but not outrageous. The burgers were very good. In the night we were in, you also got a free drink when ordering one, big variety of burgers on offer too. Had mine with skinny fries, next time I'll ask... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in on the off-chance of a table on 23 December. Place was buzzing. We were told no table available for 10 minutes or so. Went to the bar for a drink whilst we waited. My wife just wanted a simple gin and tonic. No Gordons available, nor Booths. We were offered Bombay, which arrived in an enormous glass with... More 

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Thank mikejb1
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for a family meal and had a truly amazing time, Wednesday Night Burger & Pint Night awesome, one of the best Burgers I've ever had, and all the food we had very delicious. Great services too and friendly staff, would definitely recommend going here, I know we will again soon.

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Thank Martin J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a family we have eaten here twice this week - the mussels are lovely - as well as everything else.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 292522

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?